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    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 24, 2017 at 7:14 pm)Alex K Wrote: Can you be more specific?Involution in esoterism and mathematics might be of some interest. Basically, if we're moving backwards as you say and away from ...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 24, 2017 at 7:08 pm)Alex K Wrote: involution?https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involution
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 24, 2017 at 7:11 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 24, 2017 at 6:18 pm)Alex K Wrote: (February 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm)bheath Wrote: Oh shit! We can only remember things moving away from entropy and towards singularity... Have I got the righ...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 24, 2017 at 6:31 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 24, 2017 at 5:53 pm)Alex K Wrote: (February 24, 2017 at 2:52 pm)bheath Wrote: It's an interesting idea. I have no clue how to approach it, but it sounds like another framing of a cyclica...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm)Alex K Wrote: I see you have no refutation of my idea, just mockery! It's an interesting idea. I have no clue how to approach it, but it sounds like another framing of ...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 24, 2017 at 2:52 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 17, 2017 at 8:31 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: He isn't really 'talking' about anything. This is simply one of the latest manifestations of arguing from ignorance. Not saying your friend i...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 17, 2017 at 9:36 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 17, 2017 at 1:13 am)Alex K Wrote: I knew I had good reason to hate that movie for that!!! Stupid science-illiterate hollywood writers have to put "love" everywhere so they can dumb the scr...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 17, 2017 at 1:21 am
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

There is a god, because Chewbacca's a wookie. Sent from my SCH-R970 using Tapatalk
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 9:57 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 16, 2017 at 7:35 pm)MTL Wrote: (February 16, 2017 at 6:46 pm)bheath Wrote: Also, that's an argument for deism, not a particular religion, though you didn't state your acquaintance's affi...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 9:19 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

(February 16, 2017 at 6:37 pm)MTL Wrote: But I recall someone of my acquaintance, who is both very scientific but also a theist, observing that the second law of thermodynamics dictates something to...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 6:46 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

Heh. Yeah, pretty much. Clearly, he really really wants there to be a god, and latches onto just any old gobbledygook to possibly validate his belief. But how the theory of relativity relates to this...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: RE: "There is a god because e = mc²"

He doesn't explain it. He is a big fan of the idea of "love" being a universal thing in Interstellar, though, and he sometimes gets into that... without ever getting back to how that explains the Bibl...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 6:20 pm
    Thread: "There is a god because e = mc²"
Post: "There is a god because e = mc²"

An apologist friend of mine said this a while back and I thought I'd pose the question here. He says, there is a god, because e=mc². Any clue what he could be talking about? Or where he could have go...
bheath Atheism 58 8216 February 16, 2017 at 5:05 pm
    Thread: Are humans Gods? (article by an atheist)
Post: RE: Are humans Gods? (article by an atheist)

(February 11, 2017 at 6:41 pm)ChoklateWolfy Wrote: Any thoughtful answer apart from jokes? My answer was thoughtful. I could have gone on and on about God as a metaphor, etc., but I reduced such ass...
bheath Atheism 21 2777 February 11, 2017 at 6:56 pm
    Thread: Are humans Gods? (article by an atheist)
Post: RE: Are humans Gods?

Sure. Sent from my SCH-R970 using Tapatalk
bheath Atheism 21 2777 February 11, 2017 at 6:22 pm
    Thread: What do you fill relgion with?
Post: RE: What do you fill relgion with?

Ya know, I realized I don't believe in a personal god when I was listening to Joseph Campbell's PBS interview, "The Power of Myth". On YouTube, the Academy of Ideas' videos on Nietzsche, Stoicism and ...
bheath Atheism 38 1860 February 11, 2017 at 11:30 am
    Thread: Black and white religions
Post: RE: Black and white religions

(February 10, 2017 at 11:23 am)vorlon13 Wrote: I'm still reading Ehrman, and it is just stunning how what we today know as 'Christianity' would be totally unrecognizable to Christ as anything He had...
bheath Religion 21 2387 February 10, 2017 at 11:57 pm
    Thread: Black and white religions
Post: RE: Black and white religions

When you stop reading faithfully and start reading the Bible critically, your eyes are opened to how ridiculous it is. Proverbs was rammed down my throat for years, but reading it now, I hardly take ...
bheath Religion 21 2387 February 10, 2017 at 9:33 am
    Thread: Debunking hell
Post: RE: Debunking hell

I'm sorry, but OT hell? There is sheol in the old testament, but it's just the grave. It's even part of Babylonian cosmology, represented as a hollow hole in the ground. (Sheol can mean "hollow place"...
bheath Atheism 14 2167 February 9, 2017 at 11:29 am
    Thread: Quick Poll - Do you believe in God?
Post: RE: Quick Poll - Do you believe in God?

No, and my dog doesn't either. As social/political/psychological metaphor, "God" is unnecessary and conveys the wrong idea. I would accept that God can be such a metaphor, but I don't know that such ...
bheath Atheism 1591 368017 February 9, 2017 at 3:11 am